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A popular tourist attraction in Brussels, the Royal Greenhouses of Laeken comprise a vast 6-acre complex of ornate and heated glass houses on the grounds of the royal residence. The royal family opens the greenhouses to the public every year for 3 weeks in April and May.

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The Vltava is 270 miles long, making it the longest river in the Czech Republic. We recommend taking a river cruise, which usually is an hourly sightseeing tour with lunch, tea or dinner options. Enter to win a $10,000 trip for 2 to Prague.

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Famous for the thousands of bodies buried just below its stone floor, the Abbey Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul was founded in the 7th century. The Abbey is currently planning to tap into the city’s famous hot springs for a new eco-friendly heating system.

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Go kayaking and explore Prince William Sound, its fjords and islands, to commune with nature and wildlife like whales and bears. Located on the east side of the Kenai Peninsula, this sound encompasses 3,800 miles of Alaska’s southern coastline.

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Whisk a loved one away for a romantic getaway to Maiden’s Tower, located on a small islet just 220 yards away from the coast of Uskudar in Istanbul. Go the extra step and make a reservation for 2 in the restaurant located on the tower’s 1st floor. After your meal consider having a cup of coffee in the cafe at the top of the tower.

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Welcome to the genteel stretch of shoreline known as Cape May. Among its attractions is Congress Hall, a beautifully restored, Victorian-era beach resort. This historic seaside inn evokes a time when a rocking chair, a good book and a room with a view were the only things a traveler craved. Plan a getaway here to simply relax.

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The El Matador State Beach is probably just as photogenic as the swimsuit models who are often found posing on its sleek stretches of sand.  If you plan to make the trip, keep your eyes peeled for the sandy hideaway off the Pacific Coast Highway and be aware of the steep 150-foot hike from its upper cliffs down to the beach.

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Book fishing excursions and watersports activities here, or check out its shops, bars and restaurants at the South Beach Marina on the southwest end of Hilton Head Island.  We recommend an alfresco sunset meal at the famous Salty Dog Café after a day on the island’s renowned golf courses.

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Plan the perfect summertime escape for artists, lovers and the wild at heart. Head to Provincetown, the quaint retreat at the tip of Cape Cod that’s famous for its pilgrim past, whale-watching, time-proven art scene and free-spirited gay culture.

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No matter what you want out of an escape, you’ll find it here — remarkable restaurants, unforgettable clubs, dreamy shopping or lounge-y days by the pool — all washed in neon and art deco whimsy. Although Miami Beach elevates and redefines crazy, sexy and cool.

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